Recent News and Press Releases
WETA President and CEO Sharon Percy Rockefeller discussed leadership and public broadcasting with MBA students at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business March 18. The conversation was part of the school's Business Leaders Breakfast Series.
Georgetown's McDonough School of Business Team Places Second in Booz Allen Hamilton Case Competition
Students Lynn Sha, Patrick Florit, Brandon Alexander, and Raja Das
Georgetown University students placed second in the final round of the Booz Allen Hamilton 2009 Case Competition in McLean, VA, on February 27. Students were asked to develop recommendations for improving the reviewer selection and proposal review process for the Grants Agency, a fictitious federal agency whose mission includes providing research grants. Teams had to perform a high-level case analysis and develop an implementation plan, a change management plan, and measures of success.
AARP CEO Bill Novelli to Join Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business as Distinguished Professor
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 16, 2009
Novelli Will Focus on Nonprofit Management, Social Responsibility, and Social Marketing
Managing the Performing Arts in Times of Economic Challenge; Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business to Host Arts P
Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business to Host Panel Discussion March 16, 2009
WHAT: Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business to host panel discussion on "Managing the Performing Arts in Times of Economic Challenge," featuring:
Georgetown University Business Students Take Second Place at Business Strategy Challenge Case Competition
A team of undergraduate students in Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business placed second out of 11 institutions at the invitation-only 2009 Business Strategy Challenge (BSC), held at Georgetown University February 26-28. The BSC, hosted by Hilltop Consultants and Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, is the only undergraduate case competition in the country focused on non-profits. This approach presents unique challenges to case competition competitors, as non-profits have limited resources, different legal requirements, and no profit incentives.
"Do what you say you are going to do, when you say you're going to do it." Giant Foods USA Executive Vice President and General Manager Robin Michel discussed her proactive leadership philosophy with Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business MBA students at a Leaders Breakfast on February 18.
Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business Hosts Strategy Challenge to Encourage Undergraduate Creativity in Formulating Business Solutions
Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business MBA students raised about $8,500 for the Washington, D.C., chapter of Teach for America in the 20th annual Ultimate 4 Basketball Tournament, held February 14 and 15. This student-run event, hosted each year at Georgetown, is the longest-running MBA basketball tournament in the country.
Four Georgetown University McDonough School of Business MBA students placed second in the First Annual Human Capital Case Competition at Perdue University's Krannert School of Management January 30. The team was composed of students Dan Berger, Sung Jun Cho, Lin Qing, and Vidian Tolka. The task was to design a performance management system for a large chemical company. The other schools to place in the competition included Purdue in first place and Hult International School of Business in third. Each student on the Georgetown team won $1,000 for placing second, totaling $4,000.
Passion was a recurring theme in Kenneth Samet's talk at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Leaders' Breakfast Tuesday, February 10, 2009. Samet told students that "life is too short for a short-term chase." He credited his personal passion to his 25 years in the health industry and his current position as president and CEO of MedStar Health, the region's largest integrated healthcare delivery system.